Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga, Rabiu’s wealth rises by $5.7bn

Billionaires list: Dangote, Adenuga, Rabiu’s wealth rises by $5.7bn -The wealth of Nigeria’s three richest people has risen from $ 5.7bn annually to $ 22.5bn, according to Forbes’ 2021 World’s Billionaires list.

The list, which came out on Tuesday, includes 14 billionaires in Africa, with Dangote Group CEO / CEO, Aliko Dangote, managing the fund.

Dangote, the richest man in Africa, earned his fortune of $ 11.5bn and $ 8.3bn in 2020, making him the richest man in 1918 in the world.

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The president of Globacom and Conoil Plc, Dr Mike Adenuga, Nigeria’s second-richest man and the fifth-richest man in computer technology, is worth 440 as his fortune has grown from $ 6.1bn to $ 5.6bn a year. past.

BUA Group member Abdulsamad Rabiu’s wealth rose to $ 4.9bn from $ 2.9bn in 2020, making him the 574th richest man in the world and the sixth in Africa.

Other Africans on the list include five South Africans, five Egyptians and one Algerian.

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The second richest man in Africa, Nassef Sawiris, is at 297 on the list with a net worth of $ 8.3bn.

He is an investor in the scion of a wealthy family in Egypt, and his most valuable assets account for about 6 percent of Adidas sports, according to Forbes.

Other Egyptians are Naguib Sawiris (valued at $ 3.2bn and ranked 956th); Mohamed Mansour ($ 2.5bn, 1,249th); Youssef Mansour ($ 1.5bn, 2,035th), and Yasseen Mansour ($ 1.1bn, 2,524th).

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South Africans include Nicky Oppenheimer and family (worth $ 8bn and select 308th); Johann Rupert and family ($ 7.1bn, 358th); Koos Bekker ($ 3bn, 1,008th); Patrice Motsepe ($ 2.9bn, 1,064th); and Michiel Le Roux ($ 1.1bn, 2,524th).

The second richest man in Africa, Nassef Sawiris, is 297 on the list worth $ 8.3bn.

He is the fortune-teller and fortune teller of a wealthy family in Egypt, with his most valuable assets for about 6 percent of Adidas sports, according to Forbes

Other Egyptians were Naguib Sawiris (valued at $ 3.2bn and chosen 956th); Mohamed Mansour ($ 2.5bn, 1,249th); Youssef Mansour ($ 1.5bn, 2,035th), and Yasseen Mansour ($ 1.1bn, 2,524th).

South Africans include Nicky Oppenheimer and family (worth $ 8bn and select 308th); Johann Rupert and family ($ 7.1bn, 358th); Koos Bekker ($ 3bn, 1,008th); Patrice Motsepe ($ 2.9bn, 1,064th); and Michiel Le Roux ($ 1.1bn, 2,524th).

The founder and CEO of Cevital, Algerian financial institution, Issad Rebrab, and his family are 589th with an average of $ 4.8bn.

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest man for the fourth year in a row, with $ 177bn, while Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, jumped in double to $ 151bn, according to their shares increased.

“It’s been a year since everyone else, and we haven’t talked about this disease. Our friends outside – electricity, fires and price distances are far away,” Forbes said.

According to the American business magazine, the number of billionaires on Forbes’ 35th annual list of the world’s wealthiest exploded to an unprecedented 2,755 – 660 more than a year ago.

“Of those, a record high 493 were new to the list — roughly one every 17 hours, including 210 from China and Hong Kong. Another 250 who’d fallen off in the past came roaring back. A staggering 86 per cent are richer than a year ago,” it said.

Altogether, the billionaires are worth $13.1tn, up from $8tn in 2020.

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“The United States still has the most, with 724, followed by China (including Hong Kong and Macao) with 698. We used stock prices and exchange rates from March 5 to calculate net worth’s,” Forbes added.

 

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